Islamabad The National Assembly’s (NA) Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs was of the view that Pakistan cannot ignore Iran and Afghanistan to maintain peace and stability in the region.
In camera meeting of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs was held on Friday in the Parliament House under the chairmanship of MNA Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari to discuss the Pakistan-Afghanistan relations with focus on security aspects.
According to sources the members of the committee were of the view that in the current scenario Pakistan will have to take decision in its favor to ensure peace and stability in the region.
Members of the committee said that Pakistan should resume dialogue with Afghanistan instead to displease it.
To which the committee was informed that high level parliamentary delegation will visit Afghanistan under the leadership of Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq on April 29.
Awais Leghari told that Pak-Iran and Saudi Arabia relations were briefly discussed in the meeting also.
He said that the committee suggested Pakistan should maintain relations with both latter countries.
Awais Leghari stated that reservations of Iran came under discussion in the meeting adding that Pakistan cannot displease Iran at any cost.
The committee was told that Pak-Army stance regarding Kulbhushan Yadav is clear.
Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Nasir Janjua briefed the committee that Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif spearheading the Saudi military alliance would benefit to Pakistan and also would bring unity to the Muslim world.
he added that decision regarding Raheel Sharif on becoming the chief of Islamic military alliance has been taken in national interest.